Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet is used to lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is usually prescribed along with other diabetes medicines to achieve adequate blood sugar control. It also prevents serious complications of diabetes like kidney damage and blindness.
Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet is normally prescribed when diet and exercise alone or other medicines have not been enough to control your blood sugar level. It works best when taken before meals. The dose will depend on your condition, and blood sugar levels, but you should take it as advised by your doctor.
Take Novonorm 0.5mg Tablet regularly, at the same time each day, to get the most benefit and you should not stop unless your doctor recommends it. It is controlling your blood sugar levels and helping to prevent serious complications in the future. It is important to stay on the diet and exercise program recommended by your doctor while taking this medicine. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes.
common side effect
The most common side effect of taking this medicine is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). You can carry sugar or glucose candy to control low blood sugar levels. Other common side effects that may be seen while taking this medicine include abdominal pain and diarrhea. Contact your doctor if the side effects worry you or if they do not go away.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had kidney disease, heart or pancreas problems, or if you drink a lot of alcohol. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Some other medicines you are taking may interfere with it so make sure your doctor knows about all the other medicines you are taking. Limit your alcohol intake while taking this medicine because it can increase your risk of developing low blood sugar levels. You may need regular tests such as kidney function and blood glucose levels to check that the medicine is working properly.
USES OF NOVONORM TABLET
- Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
BENEFITS OF NOVONORM TABLET
In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Novonorm 0.5mg Tablet increases the amount of insulin your body produces (in the pancreas). The insulin then works to lower your blood glucose levels and prevents them from rising after taking meals. You should keep taking it for as long as it is prescribed.
- Blurred vision
- Increased hunger
- Bladder pain
- Lower back or side pain
- Bloody or cloudy urine
If you missed a dose of Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses together to make up for a missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose of Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet.
How it works
Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet works by increasing the release of insulin from your pancreas (a part of your digestive system that produces insulin and other vital enzymes). Thus it lowers your blood sugar levels.